Welcome

Welcome to the CLC Striders website, as you progress through the site you will see that we are a friendly competitive running club, based at the Cheltenham Ladies College Sports Centre. Open to all, we inspire and motivate our members to enjoy their running.

We hold organised training sessions on Mondays and Wednesdays throughout the year, and have an enthusatic and strong, men's and women's team racing on the road, track and cross country.

New members are always welcome to join us for training, either get in touch or just turn up.

Important News

Training on Monday 27 May

Please note that there will be NO official club training on Monday 27 May (due to the Bank Holiday, half term & London 10k). However the sports centre is open to 8pm so if anyone wants to meet up and run, they can. Training will be back to normal on Wednesday 29 May

Recent Results

Cloud Cuckoo, Stroud Beer Race and Forest of Dean Epic Trail 10k

Cloud CuckooWednesday 29 May 2019 Cleeve Hill Common was the windswept setting for the annial Cleeve Cloud Cuckoo race on Wednesday 29 May. Five CLC Striders athletes competed on the night. The challenging and undulating course covers 5.5 miles on grass and gravel paths and includes the notoriously steep ascent from the Washpool.  A solid Read more...

From 10k to 100 miles, Striders cover all the distances

Here’s a late May race round-up … Chester 100-mile trail ultra-marathonSaturday 18 May 2019 Tackling an event that was double the distance of anything he’d done before, CLC Striders’ Rob Bircher knew he was in for a challenge at the Chester Trail 100-mile ultra. Starting at 6:00am at Waverton Village Hall, the runners headed out Read more...

Tewkesbury Half Marathon, County Athletics Champs and Berkeley 10k

Tewkesbury Half Marathon, Sunday 12 May  On a gloriously sunny Sunday morning, three Striders made the short trip north for the annual Tewkesbury Half Marathon. The 13.1-mile course started in the town centre and wound its way through the villages of Northway, Ashchurch, Kemerton and Bredon before finishing back in the historic Tewkesbury High Street. Read more...

Will Ferguson’s debut marathon – London 2019

Will Ferguson made his debut over the full marathon distance on Sunday 28 April in London’s iconic event. It turned out to be quite a debut. Clocking 2:30:20, Will smashed the club’s record for the distance, finishing only just outside his ambitious target time of 2:30:00. Not only that, he finished 92nd, inside the top Read more...

Ladies clean up at Cleevewold 2019

CLC Striders ladies cleaned up at the annual Cleevewold all-terrain run on Sunday 31 March. The challenging event ranges over 14 miles across the beautiful landscape of the northern and western slopes of Cleeve Hill. In an amazing 1, 2, 3, CLC Striders ladies finished as follows …  Rachael Cary was the 1st lady, Helen Knight was 2nd Read more...

Midland Road Relays, Sutton Park, 23.3.19

Saturday 23 March 2019 saw a CLC Striders ladies team travelling north to compete in the beautiful setting of Sutton Park across its undulating parkland in the annual Midland Spring Road Relays. The ladies were one of more than 60 teams competing on the day, with some of the best runners from all over the Read more...